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@Rochester: July 10, 2008

@Rochester: July 10, 2008

Today's Forecast: Sunny, High 76°

Tomorrow: Afternoon Showers, High 84°

In Today's Issue

  • View the Latest Issue of Rochester Review Online
  • New Feature Makes Managing Retirement Savings Easier
  • Event Highlight: Your Health Education Series
  • Rochester in the News: Graduate Student Travis Prinzi on the Broad Appeal of the Harry Potter Books
  • In Higher Education: Analyzing the Youth Vote

News and Announcements

View the Latest Issue of Rochester Review Online

Rochester Review coverIn the July-August issue of Rochester Review read a Q&A with the new Board of Trustees Chairman Ed Hajim '58, take a closer look inside the new James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, and consider the ways in which faith influences student life at Rochester. Also learn more about David Williams's field-changing work in vision science and psychologist Judith Smetena's insights into the adolescent mind. Read more...

New Feature Makes Managing Retirement Savings Easier

Faculty and staff can now automatically increase tax-deferred voluntary contributions by 1 percent once each year in July by using a new feature added to the Retirement Program enrollment options. Select the Auto Save option through Retirement Program Self-Service either online via HRMS or by calling (800) 410-6497. Read more...

Events

Thursday, July 10

Your Health Education Series: Ongoing series on minimizing prescription drug costs. Medical Center. 12:30 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

Dallas Morning News (July 9)

"Harry Potter Conference in Dallas Shows Books Still Working Their Magic"

Graduate student Travis Prinzi comments on the broad appeal of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. "It's a blast for academics because she has built the story onto so many levels," says Prinzi, who is scheduled to discuss Christian symbolism in the Potter saga as part of a conference in Dallas. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 9)

"Analyzing the Youth Vote"

"Will students turn out to vote this fall? Many experts at a Washington gathering Tuesday predicted that they would—although some said public attention to the issue so far has been oversimplified. The meeting took place at the national conference of Campus Progress, a left-leaning organization, but the discussion included some conservatives." Read more...

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